the process of acquiring intelligence and increasingly advanced thought and problem-solving ability from infancy to adulthood.
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How to use cognitive development in a sentence
Psychologist Ruth Feldman has demonstrated that touch is instrumental for healthy physical and cognitive development beginning in infancy.There’s a biological reason why we miss hugs so much | Purbita Saha | August 23, 2021 | Popular-Science
The piano playing improves cognitive development, it improves coordination and motor skills, and it can even enhance literacy!Tap into your inner musician with this 4.5 star reviewed training bundle | Quinn Gawronski | July 23, 2021 | Popular-Science
She adds that play is important for cognitive development, resilience, boundary testing, creativity, and building confidence, as well as physical development.
Parents’ focus on competitive team sports overlooks the importance of free play in cognitive development, Brussoni says.‘The pandemic trade-off’: Some parents are reassessing which kids’ activities feel safe | Hilary Potkewitz | April 16, 2021 | Washington Post
We’re also only starting to understand how different management practices used in farm animals are impacting animals’ cognitive development.Pigs can play video games. Here’s why that matters. | By Rebecca E. Nordquist/The Conversation | February 16, 2021 | Popular-Science
From the standpoint of cognitive development, he was way too smart, and way too abstract in his thinking at a very young age.'We Need To Talk About Kevin': Do Inherently Evil Kids Exist? | Marlow Stern | December 11, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Michael S. Kramer, et al. “Breastfeeding and Child cognitive development.”
Cultural definitions for cognitive development
The growth of a person's ability to learn.
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